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  1. TK North Factory, Obanyaki Vendor, at Costa Mesa Mitsuwa For This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | OC Weekly

    Do you know what an obanyaki is? It's a Japanese waffle-like filled pastry that goes by many names including oyaki, imagawayaki and "sweet pumpkin." The latter is what TK North Factory has apparently decided to call them, even though most of the ones they're going to be making contain red bean, custard and caramel, and not actual pumpkin, sweet or otherwise.

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  2. Damien Blaise of Blok's Guide to Making the Best Halloween CostumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OC Weekly

    With a stage show that already features prominent uses of costumes and trippy images, it should come as no surprise that Blok is headlining the Zombie Prom at the Wayfarer this Friday night in celebration of Halloween. Unlike the group's previous show, which was at Disneyland, Damien Blaise promises that the duo's set will be amplified and a more intense experience.

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  3. SoCal Reggae All Stars Talks Supergroup Status, New Album and Weekly Wayfarer ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | OC Weekly

    Reggae lovers looking for a weekly fix can convene at The Wayfarer in Costa Mesa on Tuesday nights, where the stage bustles with a rotating lineup of musicians known as the SoCal Reggae All Stars. Comprised of members from Steel Pulse, Common Sense, and Big Mountain, the super group views the weekly gig as a way to keep Southern California's reggae community engaged and growing.

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  4. Five Great Pumpkin-Less Fall TreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | OC Weekly

    Satirist John Oliver put it best in his recent rant on the pumpkin spice gimmick: Come autumn, we look at pumpkins and go "I don't know why, but I simply have to drink that." There are plenty of valid applications for pumpkin, don't get us wrong, but there are a myriad of other fall flavors that get neglected by pumpkin-crazed consumers.

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  5. Barley Forge Brewing Co. Now Open in Costa MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | OC Weekly

    Dave wrote a few months ago about a new brewery opening in Costa Mesa called Barley Forge. This is the brewery owned by Greg Nylen, an attorney in his previous life, his wife Mary Ann Frericks, and co-founder and design director Dave Stolte.

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  6. The Growlers and the Rise of Beach GothRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | OC Weekly

    On a hot October afternoon inside Growlers keyboardist Kyle Straka's stuffy Costa Mesa apartment, all the band can manage to do is stare at one another and laugh. Rock stars are supposed to come home from tour with normal things--broken guitars, hardcore drug addictions, venereal diseases.

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  7. Five OC Food Courts that Dish Out Restaurant-Worthy EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | OC Weekly

    Tula Market's two Lake Forest locations are small Mexican neighborhood markets, selling little more than produce, meat and candy. Nevertheless, they've managed to fit a ridiculously good Mexican food bar into one corner of the store.

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  8. Dennis Rodman Showed Up at The Gromble's Show and SangRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | OC Weekly

    The beauty of the OC music scene is that its so vibrant that you never who will show up to jam with their friends. That could be on the arena or amphitheater level or in the case of Laguna Niguel's own The Gromble, sometimes that means Dennis Rodman comes on-stage and you rock out with a Basketball Hall of Famer.

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  9. The Best Places to Check Out Music in OCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | OC Weekly

    At Heard Mentality, we've always been in the business of picking out the best/weirdest/wildest distractions that OC's music scene has to offer. It's turned out to be quite a long list, more than one blog post's worth, that's for sure.

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  10. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | OC Weekly

    The Mercy Beat The Constellation Room Los Angeles based trio The Mercy Beat maintain an air of secrecy. They haven't gone on record with their full names, and not much about them is known, other than they're transplanted from New York, Hong Kong, and Hawaii, and that they're named for the British Invasion-era Liverpool music newspaper Mersey Beat.

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  11. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | OC Weekly

    Randsburg The Wayfarer Sweaty, flannel folk rock is a well-known commodity in OC. But in order for us to pay attention anymore, it's practitioners really gotta stand out.

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  12. Some Skaterboarders Went to India to Fight Human Trafficking. Here's What Happened.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | OC Weekly

    When we last caught up with Jordan Lovelis , former pro skateboarder and co-founder of Sound clothing, he was preparing for a 10-day trip to India to pursue his company's humanitarian efforts in New Delhi. His cause, known as the Sound Movement, exposes the evils of human trafficking to young men using skateboarding as a conduit.

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  13. SOCIAL Costa Mesa OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | OC Weekly

    A new restaurant and bar opened in Costa Mesa last night. It's called SOCIAL Costa Mesa at 512 W. 19th Street at the location of the former London Pub.

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  14. Boathouse Sour from The Boathouse Collective, Our Drink Of The WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | OC Weekly

    Last weekend, we became privy to a private space about to go public. While it is situated towards the ever-popular 17th Street in Costa Mesa, the exact location caught us off guard.

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  15. Nicker Jones and His Freaky BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | OC Weekly

    There's a strange world swirling inside Nicker Jones. For the first few minutes of our recent lunch conversation at Memphis Cafe in Costa Mesa, he gazes down intently at his shrimp po'boy sandwich with a smirk on his face.

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  16. Rules of Attraction Aren't Afraid to Get UglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | OC Weekly

    A rattle comes from the glass back door of TK Burger in Costa Mesa. Outside, a few cute teenage girls in short shorts and snug tank tops pull on the handle and stare inside like lost puppy dogs.

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  17. Tribal Seeds Have Grown Quite a Bit Since We Saw Them LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | OC Weekly

    By: David Garcia Nearly a year after their last performance at The Observatory, Tribal Seeds is set to make a triumphant return with many reasons to celebrate. Not only is it their lead singer's birthday, but since their last performance at the Santa Ana venue the band has gone on to release a highly successful new album in addition to a year's worth of nationwide touring.

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  18. Another Year, Another Decadence: An OverviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Another year, another Decadence, and what an event it was: Over 40 Orange County vendors set up their table cloths, heat lamps and tiny plastic plates for approximately 2,000 guests this past weekend at our 11th annual food festival. For all you crazy cats who missed the feasting, the slideshow will be up soon so you can live vicariously, and here's a recap to make you hungry for next year.

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  19. SusieCakes Costa Mesa Grand Opening This SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Before cupcakes became oh so trendy , there was a place in Newport cranking them out for locals. Their preservative-free philosophy kept 'em fresh, and employees would gently remind you to keep sweets away from the chilly confines of your fridge.

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  20. Jinbei Thinks DifferentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | OC Weekly

    I usually avoid using the tooA -easily misconstrued word to describe anything. But not since Kappo Sui in Costa Mesa have I encountered a more authentic Japanese restaurant in OC than Jinbei.

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